1. zeke009's Avatar
    I've seen many a custom ROM option or various applications mentions, none of them have worked for me or were usable (phone not supported). I took advantage of the AT&T program and am saying goodbye to my Samsung Focus soon. But I'd love to regain the use of the 16GB microSD card that has been pulled from the device. The card is empty so no data is at risk, I'd just prefer to not have a dead card sitting around when I could use it elsewhere.

    Is there no other way to recover this card without finding some select Nokia handset?
    05-02-2013 04:52 PM
  2. Neusyn's Avatar
    Yeah, I have the same question. My computer can see my 32GB microSD but I can't do anything to it, we all know why though. Just looking for third party solutions that doesn't involve tracking a certain Nokia model down.
    05-02-2013 06:09 PM
  3. Microsoftjunkie's Avatar
    Over on xda developers, there is a thread on this topic. It involves unlocking it using your wp7 device. Possibly hacking or flashing another rom.
    05-02-2013 06:47 PM
  4. Neusyn's Avatar
    Over on xda developers, there is a thread on this topic. It involves unlocking it using your wp7 device. Possibly hacking or flashing another rom.
    yeah my focus actually crashed and wouldn't work to the pint that it kept reseting, so I replaced it with a L900. So I don't have another device to plug it into.
    05-02-2013 08:00 PM
  5. zeke009's Avatar
    Over on xda developers, there is a thread on this topic. It involves unlocking it using your wp7 device. Possibly hacking or flashing another rom.
    I tried some of those. Either my phone wasn't supported by the ROM, the tools didn't work or the desktop application did not work.
    05-03-2013 11:32 AM
  6. Curtieson's Avatar
    i actually sent mine back to Adata via a lifetime warranty claim and got a new one.
    05-07-2013 12:32 PM
  7. Neusyn's Avatar
    i actually sent mine back to Adata via a lifetime warranty claim and got a new one.
    sometimes simple stuff like that goes over my head. I wonder if Wintec will do the same.
    05-07-2013 02:42 PM
  8. zeke009's Avatar
    i actually sent mine back to Adata via a lifetime warranty claim and got a new one.
    Great idea! I just submitted an RMA request to Kingston.

    sometimes simple stuff like that goes over my head. I wonder if Wintec will do the same.
    No kidding! I assumed they would laugh at me and say talk to Microsoft or Samsung. It can't hurt to try.
    05-07-2013 02:51 PM
  9. MSFTisMIA's Avatar
    If you don't need the data off the card, you can use any Symbian OS phone. Just plug it in, format it, and you're up and running.
    05-07-2013 03:35 PM
  10. Loco5150's Avatar
    +1.. Symbian device can format back to normal.
    05-07-2013 03:45 PM
  11. zeke009's Avatar
    If you don't need the data off the card, you can use any Symbian OS phone. Just plug it in, format it, and you're up and running.
    Sounds simple, but where are they and I simply refuse to buy one for this purpose.
    05-07-2013 05:24 PM
  12. GCrane1982's Avatar
    I've seen many a custom ROM option or various applications mentions, none of them have worked for me or were usable (phone not supported). I took advantage of the AT&T program and am saying goodbye to my Samsung Focus soon. But I'd love to regain the use of the 16GB microSD card that has been pulled from the device. The card is empty so no data is at risk, I'd just prefer to not have a dead card sitting around when I could use it elsewhere.

    Is there no other way to recover this card without finding some select Nokia handset?
    if you have an old Nokia handset lying around that runs Symbian you can use it to reformat the SD card which will effectively restore it to factory and allow you to use it in other devices, at least this is want I did to use my 32gb microSD from my Focus in my Surface RT tablet.
    05-07-2013 06:11 PM
  13. MSFTisMIA's Avatar
    Sounds simple, but where are they and I simply refuse to buy one for this purpose.
    Symbian phones are out there in the wild still...you just have to go hunt for them...my favorite was the e63, man I used to charge that phone TWICE A WEEK...
    05-07-2013 06:13 PM
  14. zeke009's Avatar
    Just got word that my RMA was approved by Kingston. If have a locked microSD and can not find a Symbian, try an RMA as Curtieson recommended.
    05-13-2013 03:03 PM
  15. mkumaresa's Avatar
    today i revived my 32 gb transcend using nokia express music, symbian simply great! http://forums.windowscentral.com/ima...ons/icon14.png
    06-18-2014 04:42 AM

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